Monal Restaurant has been sealed on IHC orders on Tuesday.
Following the Islamabad High Court orders, Monal was sealed by the Assistant Commissioner (AC) Rana Musa.
As being reported, the major entry and exit routes of Monal were closed.
While the families present at the venue were given a few hours to evacuate the restaurant before sealing.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) directed the Islamabad chief commissioner and the Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Tuesday to seal off Monal Restaurant immediately and take over the navy’s golf course.
The orders were issued by Chief Justice Athar Minallah while hearing a case of encroachment in Margall Hills National Park.
The chief justice questioned the status of the Monal, saying “How it was built, it should not have been constructed.’
“It should be sealed if the lease of Monal has lapsed,” the chief justice said.
While the authorities fulfilled the court orders, netizens flock to Twitter trending #SaveMonal on the same day.
Monal is internationally known for its scenic views. It attracts tourism and has also maintained the quality and hygiene of the food.the empty space would be in no one’s favour. Courts need to give sensible verdicts. We dont need nasla 2.0 in islamabad.@ImranKhanPTI #SaveMonal pic.twitter.com/dlooeGR9Pb— Ubaid Soomro (@soomro_ubed) January 11, 2022
Islamabad High Court ordered capital authorities to seal Monal Restaurant as built on encroached land, monal have a lease of 30 years & was constructed in 2005 under the Provision 21 (3) of MHNP ordinance then how can it be illegal 😬#SaveMonal pic.twitter.com/UNOls7lDRD— EhsanUllah Shoukat (@EhsanUllahShou1) January 11, 2022
#SaveMonal Monal always promote tourism in Pakistan, it is considered an iconic beauty of Islamabad. There should be a better option instead of seal.we strongly condemn the decision of IHC #savemonal pic.twitter.com/H0s2250iKO— Adil Mehmood (@adilmehmood3061) January 11, 2022